Romeo Ferraris Supercharges the Corvette Z06
It seems like our sympathy for this kind of vehicles is shared by Romeo Ferraris. The Italian tuner has released a complex modification pack that is aimed at placing the Z06 above the factory stock ZR1.
The vehicle’s 7 liter LS7 V8 engine received a Vortex supercharger, an air-to-air aluminum intercooler, a blow-off valve, high-capacity fuel pump and injectors, as well as an ECU remap. The Italian tuning house has also added a custom exhaust.
The Z06’s powerplant, which usually produces 505 hp at 6,300 rpm and 637 Nm of torque at 4,800 rpm, now delivers 677 hp at 6,000 rpm and a peak toque of 823 Nm at 4,950 Nm. As a comparison, the ZR-1’s 6.2 liter supercharger V8 offers 646 hp at 6,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 819 Nm at 3,800 rpm.
However, the tuner promises that if the driver keeps the engine under 3,000 rpm, this will offer a decent level of refinement and the car will be suitable for everyday driving.
The Romeo Ferraris Z06 needs 3.3 seconds to cover the 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) sprint and hits 124 mph (200 km/h) in under 10 seconds. If the driver keeps on playing, the game reaches 211 mph (340 km/h).
To handle the extra muscle, the vehicle has been fitted with new brakes, a dual-mode suspension and a set of custom rims (19 inch front, 20 inch rear).
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